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5 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, WiFi, linens
5 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, WiFi, linens
5 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, WiFi, linens

Magnificent stone built house for 10-17 on the stunning Annandale way

5.0/5 Exceptional

Entire home

5 bedrooms2 bathroomsSleeps 14

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Pet Friendly
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Outdoor Space
  • Barbecue Grill

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C

Explore the area

    Popular LocationAnnandale Distillery3 min drive
    Popular LocationRuthwell Cross12 min drive
    Popular LocationThomas Carlyle's Birthplace16 min drive
    AirportCarlisle (CAX)39 min drive

Space details

5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 14
4306 sq ft
Bedroom 1
    1 king bed
    2 single beds
Bedroom 2
    2 single beds
Bedroom 3
    2 single beds
Bedroom 4
    1 queen bed
    1 sofa bed
Bedroom 5
    1 double bed
Common area
    1 sofa bed
    3 sofa beds
Bathroom 1
    Combined bath/shower
Bathroom 2

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Magnificent stone built house for 10-17 on the stunning Annandale way

Family-friendly holiday home in Annan
The Moat House is an expansive house which has been recently renovated, with large rooms and a very high standard of disabled/wheelchair facilities. It is the ideal location to explore Dumfries & Galloway, The Lake District, The Scottish Borders, Hadrians Wall Country and beyond by rail/car.


This large (400m2) property is located on the moat bank of an ancient Mott and Bailey castle that was once the home of the de Brus family, the ancestors of "Robert the Bruce" who was featured in the film "Braveheart". The house itself was once the home of the famous poet Rev James Graham who wrote "The Sabbath".

Rooms & Beds
The house will sleep 10 comfortably in the 5 large bedrooms but will sleep up to 17 using the extra beds and spaces in the house.

Bedroom 1 - Two single beds (one profiling)
Bedroom 2 - Twin single beds or a Superking sized double bed
Bedroom 3 - King size bed
Bedroom 4 - Two single beds (one profiling)
Bedroom 5 - Double profiling bed

Optional extra bed spaces:
Bedroom 3 - Double sofa-bed
Lounge - Double sofa-bed
3 x deluxe auto-inflating airbeds

Pets considered at additional charge of £5/night/pet, please contact us to discuss.

The Moat House Annan has an outstanding level of disability/wheelchair friendly facilities and equipment including:

- Bedrooms with ceiling track hoists
- Fully accessible farmhouse style kitchen
- Lounge with 2 rise & recline armchairs
- Wetrooms with ceiling track hoists,
Clos'o'Mat toilet with support rails,
level access shower, low level basin
grab rails, rise & fall shower/changing table
- Level access throughout house except bedroom 3
- Wide doorways throughout
- Large rooms throughout with plenty of turning space
- Passenger/wheelchair lift between floors
- Entrance hall with wheelchair parking and charging points
- A selection of shower chairs and other disability equipment
- Wheelchair accessible courtyard style gardens with:
Views over the ancient castle site remains
Sensory garden area, Paved throughout
Planted raised beds and borders
Visual clues for garden negotiation
Covered BBQ eating area

Mid stay clean is also available for £50 please contact us to discuss.
Guest accommodation at this holiday home offers DVD players and coffee/tea makers. Kitchens offer fridges, hobs, microwaves and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit and hairdryers. Housekeeping is provided on request.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

The Moat House

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of European Holiday Home Association (EHHA - Europe)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in
This information is provided by our partners.

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Property amenities


  • WiFi available

Parking and transport

  • Car required

Family friendly

  • High chair
  • Stair gate
  • Children's toys
  • Children's games


  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Blender
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils


  • 5 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided
  • Sofa bed


  • 2 bathrooms
  • Combined shower/bath
  • Soap
  • Towels provided
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet paper

Living spaces

  • Dining room


  • TV with cable/satellite service
  • DVD player
  • Games
  • Books
  • Stereo
  • Video library

Outdoor areas

  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture


  • Washing machine and dryer


  • Heating


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Lift
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • Near the ocean
  • Near the sea
  • In a rural location
  • Near a hospital
  • Near outlet shopping

Things to do

  • Cycling nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Birdwatching nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby


  • Sleeps 14
  • Unit size: 4306 sq ft (400 sq m)



Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 21


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions; you will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, which will enable you to manage your booking


Pets are allowed
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Long-term renters welcome

We should mention

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
A car is required for transport to and from this property

Property is also known as

Magnificent Stone Built House 10-14 Stunning Annandale way
Magnificent Stone Built House 10-14 Stunning
Magnificent Stone Built 10-14 Stunning Annandale way
Magnificent Stone Built 10-14 Stunning
Magnificent Stone Built House 10-17 Stunning Annandale way
Magnificent Stone Built House 10-17 Stunning
Magnificent Stone Built 10-17 Stunning Annandale way
Magnificent Stone Built House 10-17 Stunning Annandale way
Magnificent Stone Built House 10-17 Stunning
Magnificent Stone Built 10-17 Stunning Annandale way
Magnificent Stone Built 10-17 Stunning

About this area


Located in Annan, this holiday home is in a rural area and by the ocean. Thomas Carlyle's Birthplace and Dryfesdale Lodge Visitor Centre are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Dino Park and Caerlaverock Wetland Centre. Swimming offers a great chance to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking and cycling nearby.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Annandale Distillery - 3 min drive
  • Dino Park - 9 min drive
  • Ruthwell Cross - 12 min drive
  • Thomas Carlyle's Birthplace - 16 min drive
  • Soldiers in Silloth - 62 min drive

Getting around

  • Annan Station - 8 min walk
  • Carlisle (CAX) - 39 min drive


  • Amir's Spice - 3 min walk
  • The Shed - 4 min walk
  • Blue Bell Inn - 4 min walk
  • Corner House Coffee - 4 min walk
  • The Corner House Hotel - Coffee Lounge Bar - 4 min walk
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Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Fantastic property
We had a wonderful time. The cottage and it's garden are beautiful. The place was clean and tidy when we arrived. The owner was very helpful and kind and a pleasure to be in contact with. We would definitely recommend this place.

5/5 Excellent

Excellent accommodation.
Beautiful holiday home, well equipped for large groups, home from home! We had a fabulous weekend.

5/5 Excellent

Definitely 5 star!!
Beautiful house. Makes you feel really at home. Fabulous facilities. Would definitely come back.

5/5 Excellent

First Class
We have stayed before - great size and fantastic kitchen which we spent most of the time in

5/5 Excellent

Idyllic location, superb facilities and great owners !!
Brilliant ... outstanding facilities, great property and amazing surroundings. Everyone should go 😃

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